Federal Criminal Defense Attorney in Tampa

A federal crime is an offense that violates U.S. federal law and legal code. Federal crimes are investigated by federal agencies such as the FBI, IRS, or DEA, and are prosecuted by a U.S. Attorney. If you have been arrested, received a federal jury subpoena or have been contacted by a federal agent, please contact a federal criminal defense attorney in Tampa for immediate assistance.

Common Federal Offenses

It is important to note that some crimes can be prosecuted at both state and federal levels. An extensive list of federal crimes can be found in the Title 18 and Title 26 of the United States Code. The following is just a brief list of the types of federal cases The Rickman Firm defends.

  • – White-collar crimes
  • – Drug trafficking
  • – Identity theft
  • – Intellectual property rights
  • – Hate crimes
  • – Felonies
  • – Gun crimes
  • – Computer crimes
  • – Various fraud crimes

Why You Need a Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer in Tampa

Federal criminal investigations and prosecutions are handled very differently than other criminal cases in state courts. The investigation for federal crimes is handled by sharp and experienced agents and investigators. Criminal trials are conducted by federal prosecutors that are thoroughly experienced and backed by unlimited resources. Furthermore, many of the federal crimes carry more severe penalties and prison sentences. This is why you need a criminal defense attorney in Tampa that is licensed and experienced in federal court to effectively represent you. The earlier you reach out to The Rickman Law Firm the better your chances are for success.

Contact The Rickman Law Firm Today

Anthony Rickman has the experience and resources necessary to defend clients in all phases of federal criminal cases. Mr. Rickman works diligently and aggressively to obtain pretrial dismissals, win federal jury trials, and successfully resolve even the most difficult federal criminal cases. If you have been accused of a federal crime, it is critical that you hire an experienced federal criminal defense attorney in Tampa that has a track record of success in the area of federal offenses.

For a free consultation with an experienced federal criminal defense attorney in Tampa, please contact The Rickman Law Firm at (813) 712-8736 or submit our contact request form.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.

Case Results


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